Beautiful Auction Find

by Karen
(Sandy, UT USA)

I recently purchased this necklace for $26 at an online auction. I learned from your site that the pendant is made of blister pearls. The pearls are quite heavy and pass the gritty tooth test. I think these would be considered baroque pearls but I am unsure if they would be freshwater or south sea pearls. Can you tell? Did I make a wise purchase?

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Feb 22, 2021
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Thank you, Kari! NEW
by: Anonymous

Thank you Kari for your feedback, it's so generous of you! I love your site and have learned a lot about pearls since I discovered it.

Feb 22, 2021
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That's lovely
by: Kari

Hello Karen, That's lovely and it looks quite long too. Those blisters would be Chinese freshwater cultured as well as the pearls. Chinese cultured baroque pearls are inexpensive but for $26, I think you did great. I'm sure you'll get much enjoyment out of wearing it.
Thanks for sharing.
Kari

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